Since L is an important character, Obata felt that he had made Near and Mello look too much like L. When he first heard about Near and Mello, Obata assumed that they would join as a team and work together, so he envisioned the two as twins, describing the creation of the character designs as "a major struggle". 8/10[1] He proves his worth by destroying mob bosses whom even Kira could not identify, and his advice proves invaluable to Ross, who is persuaded to help Mello claim the Death Note. Obata said that, for him, Mello's design (originally Near's) was "more calm and feminine," while Near's (originally Mello's) was more chaotic with his tangled hair. In the Death Note television drama, Mello is a split personality of Near's. Mello drives up on a motorbike and offers to take Takada to safety. Catalan The writer recalled that he considered having Mello be the character who ultimately defeats Light. Anthony Steven San Juan He leaves the orphanage soon after and eventually seeks help from the Mafia. Wammy's HouseMafia He lives inside of Near's body. He added that the fact that he and Ohba did not regularly meet in person was for the best, because if Obata told Ohba about his satisfaction with Mello's new appearance, Ohba may not have killed Mello. Inside are scenarios for: Light, L, Mello, Matt, and Near. Over the course of Death Note, he joins the mafia, obtains a Death Note, causes the death of some people, and dies before he can expose Kira's identity. Near reveals later that this was a ploy to force Light to take action that reveal him as Kira, and the Task Force and police had been in on his plans. The Mafia is tracked down again, however, and this time raided by the Kira Task Force led by Soichiro Yagami, who currently possesses Shinigami Eyes after making the eye deal with Ryuk. This initiative on Mikami's part, instigated by Mello's actions, requires him to go to the bank the day after he has already been there, which is a sudden breach of his usually meticulous habits. This suggests Near can control the Mello personality, though it is unknown if this is a new development, or if they have always been able to switch personalities at whim. Death Note (Anime & Manga) (2094) Death Note & Related Fandoms (535) Death Note: Another Note (141) Death Note (Movies) (25) Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling (14) Kuroshitsuji | Black Butler (14) Supernatural (7) Bleach (6) Naruto (6) Death Note (Live Action TV) (6) Include Characters Mello | Mihael Keehl (2206) Matt | Mail Jeevas (1397) Anime Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He wears a unique belt that has buckles in the shape of crosses. At the point he created the pages featuring the reappearance of Mello with his scar, the artist "finally [felt that he could draw Mello] really well." I'll beat Near by any means necessary.”. Knowledge Age [33], Anime News Network's Casey Brienza stressed Mello's presence as a narrator in the light novel "makes things a bit too breathless in places and a bit too self-conscious in others". [6] An indirect result of this is that Mello meets the Shinigami Sidoh, the original owner of Mello's Death Note. [8], Mello invades SPK—an organization that aims to catch Kira—to retrieve a photograph of himself from Near. Mello has now been joined by Matt, another boy from Wammy's House. Mello decides that Near might not be the only person to read the book, so he should make it more interesting. In it, his story is almost the same, the only exception is that Mello's involvement with the mafia is removed. Timing is essential, and there are only a few days to go before the plan is implemented. [4] Afterwards, Mello proceeds to kidnap Sayu Yagami, the daughter of the police's vice-director, Soichiro Yagami;[3] Mello succeeds in obtaining the Death Note this time. Mello had originally planned to take the Death Note from Misa but decides not to, concluding that she is not the Second Kira anymore. Manuel Gimeno [22], Ohba did not initially develop Mello and Near's personalities as he wanted to "reveal" them through their actions. As Mello describes his goal in his own words, "I will become number one!". [12] Mello forces her to strip naked to get rid of any tracking devices. Near doubts if Mello really thought that far but acknowledges that it is only together that he and Mello have managed not only to match their idol, the original L, but also surpass him and avenge his death by obtaining the evidence that leads to the downfall of Kira. [21], Ohba considered having Mello be the character who ultimately defeats Light. 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